On the Mic Stand Up Comedy
On the Mic Stand Up Comedy
On the Mic
Chatting with stand up comedians who are based or perform in the UK. During the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - the largest arts festival in the world - we talk to more comedians than anyone else. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Episode 150: John Dowie
On the Mic talks to John Dowie, the former stand up comedian turned playwright and author. John performs an exclusive extract from his new book, 'The Freewheeling John Dowie' and explains what the publishers 'Unbound' are all about. John also talks about how he got started in stand up comedy, why he stopped and if he'd ever be tempted to perform stand up again. First broadcast on Broadway Baby Radio in 2016. © 2016 On the Mic. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Sep 9, 2018
30 min
Episode 450: Mitch Benn
Mitch Benn is back at the Edinburgh Fringe, with guitar in hand, a spring in his step, a bee in his bonnet and giving a piece of his mind. He talks to On the Mic about 'Doing it on Purpose', Trump, Blade Runner, his Terra novels, and mutch more. We're also treated to several brilliant tracks, including 'Flat Earthers', 'Trump and Macron', 'Happy Birthday War', 'Don't Fuck Up the Sequel to Blade Runner' and the classic, 'Everything Sounds Like Coldplay'. LINKS http://www.mitchbenn.com https://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn/posts http://bestforfilm.com/film-blog/deckard-is-not-a-bloody-replicant-blade-runner-1982-a-defence/ https://www.facebook.com/mitch.benn.3 https://www.instagram.com/mitch_benn/ https://twitter.com/MitchBenn Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Aug 3, 2018
42 min
Diane Spencer: Galaxy Ball Team Earth Special
Diane talks about her new comedy series, Galaxy Ball Team Earth, and introduces us to some of the characters. Featuring clips from the show. Watch episodes and get more info at: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcn5_nrxVdBqpA3dqF0UPbw Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/galaxyballteamearth/ Diane's Website: https://www.dianespencer.tv/galaxy-ball/ On the Mic is produced by Martin Walker in association with Broadway Baby, Fringepig and Voice Republic. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Dec 13, 2017
14 min
World's Best MC Award Grand Final - Live and Uncut
In August 2017, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe played host to the World’s Best MC Award Grand Final. Thousands entered. 6 MCs survived. Competing for the trophy and the £5,000 cash prize were Rich Wilson, Joey Page, Nick Helm, Sarah Callaghan, Mark Silcox and Chris Turner. Nathan Cassidy was the MC for the evening. 00:00 Nathan Cassidy http://www.nathancassidy.com/ 08:40 Rich Wilson https://www.richwilsoncomedy.com/ 13:46 Joey Page http://www.joey-page.co.uk/ 18:10 Nick Helm http://nick-helm.co.uk/ 26:45 Sarah Callaghan http://www.sarahcallaghan.com/ 30:44 Mark Silcox http://www.marksilcox.com 35:50 Chris Turner http://www.christurnercomedy.com/ 40:20 The Result The contestants were judged by John Fleming https://thejohnfleming.wordpress.com/ Comedy performance provided by the artist for promotional purposes. May contain material that some find offensive. Event produced by Nathan Cassidy at the Three Sisters, Edinburgh 14th August 2017. Podcast © 2017 On the Mic. Produced by Martin Walker Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Aug 24, 2017
50 min
Relative Comedy: Narin Oz talks with her mum
Recorded live at the Edinburgh Fringe, Narin Oz talks to her mum about #DirtyWoman ‘Work in Progress: #DirtyWoman’ is appearing as part of Edinburgh’s Free Festival: http://freefestival.co.uk/show.asp?ShowID=5085 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/narinozlol/ Twitter: @NarinOz_ Website: http://narinoz.com/ May contain language that some find offensive. © 2017 On the Mic. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Aug 22, 2017
15 min
Episode 449: Jan Ravens
Enjoy 15 minutes of comedy and chat with the county’s leading impressionist, Jan Ravens. Hear from Jan, alongside Theresa May, Diane Abbott, Fiona Bruce, Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson, Kirsty Wark, Donald Trump and more. ‘Jan Ravens: Difficult Woman’ is appearing as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/jan-ravens-difficult-woman Twitter: @thatjanravens Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RavensJan/ Comedy performance provided by the artist for promotional purposes. May contain material that some find offensive. © 2017 On the Mic. Produced in association with Broadway Baby, Fringepig and Voice Republic. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Aug 15, 2017
15 min
Episode 448: Ed Byrne
Enjoy 10 minutes of stand up and chat with the ‘Mock The Week’ regular, Ed Byrne. Are we all being spoiled? Is Ed spoiling his own kids? Are nettles sent by the devil? Ed’s current show, ‘Spoiler Alert’ is enjoying an Edinburgh run before it goes on tour. ‘Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert’ is appearing as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/ed-byrne-spoiler-alert Twitter: @MrEdByrne Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ed.Byrne.Comedian/ Website: http://edbyrne.com/ Comedy performance provided by the artist for promotional purposes. May contain material that some find offensive. © 2017 On the Mic. Produced in association with Broadway Baby, Fringepig and Voice Republic. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Aug 15, 2017
10 min
Episode 447: Pippa Evans
Enjoy 15 minutes of chat with Pippa, an award-winning comedian, actor, songwriter and improviser. as heard every week on Radio 4’s ‘The Now Show’ and as seen the world over on the stage with ‘Showstoppers: Improvised Musical’. In many ways, she is the new Brian Conley. ‘Pippa Evans: Joy Provision!’ is appearing as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/pippa-evans-joy-provision Twitter: @IAmPippaEvans Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThePippaEvans/ Website: http://www.pippaevans.com/ © 2017 On the Mic. Produced in association with Broadway Baby, Fringepig and Voice Republic. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Aug 14, 2017
15 min
Episode 446: Martha McBrier
In an extended 30 minute interview we hear from leading story telling comedian, Martha McBrier, who is back in Edinburgh with a new show, ‘Balamory Doubtfire’. We hear her origin story, from winning a major competition on her third gig, to getting into bother over a didgeridoo. ‘Balamory Doubtfire’ is appearing as part of the Edinburgh Free Festival: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/balamory-doubtfire Twitter: @marthamcbrier Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/martha.mcbrier Comedy performance provided by the artist for promotional purposes. May contain material that some find offensive. © 2017 On the Mic. Produced in association with Broadway Baby, Fringepig and Voice Republic. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Aug 14, 2017
28 min
Episode 445: Tiff Stevenson
Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the brilliant Tiff Stevenson. This is her eighth solo show at the Fringe, and she’s better than ever. Direct, uncompromising, but with a mischievous twinkle in her eye, Tiff chats about the things that matter. ‘Tiff Stevenson: Bombshell’ is appearing as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/tiff-stevenson-bombshell Twitter: @tiffstevenson Website: http://tiffstevenson.co.uk/ Comedy performance provided by the artist for promotional purposes. May contain material that some find offensive. © 2017 On the Mic. Produced in association with Broadway Baby, Fringepig and Voice Republic. Produced by Voice Republic For more podcasts visit http://voicerepublic.com
Aug 14, 2017
15 min
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